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Elaine P. Albernaz ; Mirian B. da Silva ; Regina B. da Silveira ;Jornal de Pediatria 2006, 82 4

Autor: Maria Laura W. Mascarenhas

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Jornal de Pediatria ISSN: 0021-7557 assessoria@jped.com.br Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria Brasil Mascarenhas, Maria Laura W.; Albernaz, Elaine P.; da Silva, Mirian B.; da Silveira, Regina B. Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding and its determiners in the first 3 months of life in the South of Brazil Jornal de Pediatria, vol.
82, núm.
4, julio-agosto, 2006, pp.
289-294 Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria Porto Alegre, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=399738113011 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative 0021-7557-06-82-04-289 Jornal de Pediatria Copyright © 2006 by Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria doi:10.2223-JPED.1506 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding and its determiners in the first 3 months of life in the South of Brazil Maria Laura W.
Mascarenhas,1 Elaine P.
Albernaz,2 Mirian B.
da Silva,3 Regina B.
da Silveira4 Abstract Objective: To determine the prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding during the first 3 months of life and its determinant factors in a city in the South region of Brazil. Methods: Prospective study of a cohort of babies born between September 2002 and May 2003 in the city of Pelotas, RS.
Data were obtained in interviews, at maternity units and during home visits, with mothers of babies aged between 1 and 3 months.
Factors related to the cessation of breastfeeding were subjected to univariate, bivariate and multivariate analysis. Results: Nine hundred and forty mothers of children aged 3 months or less were interviewed, 39% of whom were still exclusively breastfeeding and around 1-3 of whom no longer breastfed.
Multivariate analysis by logistic regression demonstrated a significant association between interruption of exclusive breastfeeding before 3 ...





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